Bay mare Foaled in 1997



Bay Mare


D 122


Stark South (USA)


Dixieland Band

Northern Dancer


Mississippi Mud

Delta Judge

Miss Stark

His Majesty


Mirthful Flirt

Raise a Native


Fanny Black



The Minstrel

Northern Dancer


Crafty Admiral

Some Reason

Sound Reason

Bold Reason

Some Swallow

My Swallow

STARK SOUTH (USA) (1988). 7 wins, US$800,061, Louisiana Downs H., Gr.3-twice. Out of a half-sister to SW What's Dat. Sire of 311 rnrs, 163 wnrs, inc. SW Hail (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), Bodie, Rising Heights, etc. Sire of the dams of 21 rnrs, 16 wnrs, inc. SW Ballymore Lass, SP Taatyana, Dollarmation and of Jodhabai, Just Curious, North and South, Yield a Star, Ma Mojo Pedale, Gotham City Girl, Volitant, Early Bird, Kaden, Nabeul, etc.

1st dam

FANNY BLACK, by Chem. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m. Three-quarter-sister to Swift Swallow (dam of ZOLA), half-sister to SO CASUAL. Dam of nine named foals, eight to race, five winners, inc:-

Venus Was Her Name (f. by Spectacular Love). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, MRC Dubai Racing Club P.H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, WRC Anniversary H., L, Feilding JC Manawatu Toyota 2YO H., Rotorua RC Trac Sports Bar H., 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, 4th WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3.

Benedict (g. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1600m in 2006-07, Avondale JC Carol's TAB H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2.

Satin Cinders (f. by Dance Floor). 2 wins at 1200m.

Bikini (f. by Stark South). 2 wins. See below.

Stark Naked (f. by Stark South). Winner at 1200m.

Lim's Esteem (g. by Ebony Grosve). Placed to 2007 in Sing.

2nd dam

SOME REASON, by Sound Reason. 7 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Challenge S.H., Gr.3, Merivale H., BOP RC Whakatane Racing Club H. Half-sister to MAGNIFICENT. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SO CASUAL (Casual Lies). Top of The 1998-99 NZ 3YO Free H. (1700m+). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, NZ$448,375, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, ARC King's P., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.3, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, ARC State Insurance Easter Trial, 2d ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, WRC Magic Millions Classic S. (R), L.

3rd dam

SOME SWALLOW, by My Swallow. Unraced. Half-sister to Noble Duty (dam of FEALTY). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SOME REASON (Sound Reason). 7 wins. See above.

MAGNIFICENT (Taipan II). 3 wins at 2, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3.

Long Swallow. 2 wins at 1100m, 1250m, 2d VATC Maroona H. Grandam of ZOLA (Volksraad); third dam of CLEAR VIEW (Gallo di Ferro).

Noble Swallow. Unraced. Third dam of ICE TIBBS (Casey Tibbs).

Race Record : 2 wins at 1400m.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal.

2003 f. by Generous. Died.

2005 f. Go Topless, by Golan.

2006 c. by Handsome Ransom.

Missed in 2004.

Served by O'Reilly. Date of last service, 04.11.2006.